It’s no wonder why the Castello di Amorosa in the sleepy town of Calistoga is one of the most adored and visited wineries. The 13th century Tuscan-styled castle was painstakingly replicated by owner and winemaker Dario Sattui, taking more than 14 years to construct.
Italian Cypress trees line the long driveway to the castle where the magic unfolds as one crosses the drawbridge to enter the castle. Sheep and chickens roam the dry moat area surrounding the castle, mingling with visitors.
Castle tours with wine tastings are artfully guided by docents throughout the 107 room medieval castle and grounds. [Read more…]